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6 Modular Houseboat and Floating Home Manufacturers Around the World
If you’re bored of solid ground and want to try out a life on water, then these international companies will give you the tools...
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
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A Lake Superior Escape With a Whitewashed Masonry Sauna
Wood and masonry come together in this Minnesotan refuge that balances the built environment with the natural setting.
Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into...
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Believe it or not, yes, London! Though the weather in England is hardly a California dream, that's all the more reason for...
Sporting Stairway
While surfing around, I found this intriguing use of sports-arena flooring as a residential wall material in a house in progress...
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10 Dwell-Approved, New-Old Homes in the UK
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Retired Couple Build Modern in Mexico City
A retired couple looking to downsize find the solution right in their backyard.
At His 350-Square-Foot Apartment, Small Space Champion Graham Hill Practices What He Preaches
The seasoned micro-dweller challenges himself to downsize yet again.
Modern Meets Ancient in a Renovated Italian Vacation Home
The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carve a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento,...
New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.
Eco-Friendly Rustic Cabin Retreat in Canada
With windows recycled from a Toronto skyscraper, Barerock is both rustic cabin and high-tech, eco-friendly retreat.
A Slender Geothermal Cottage in London
On an eight-foot-wide site in London, architect Luke Tozer cleverly squeezed in a four-story home equipped with...
Explore the World of Exteriors With 25 Innovative Outdoor Furnishings
Merging material research and the art of industrial design unleashes the possibilities for striking outdoor furniture.
Mushrooms: Building Blocks of the Future?
Mushrooms aren't just for eating anymore.
How a Bungalow Went from Bland to Brilliant
When artists Ramona Trent and Anthony Pearson teamed up with architects Escher GuneWardena for a full-scale renovation, they...

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